CDHPs: Overcoming the Challenges for Managing Health and Productivity

Jun 30, 2015|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , , |

At the National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) annual meeting in New Orleans, Brian Gifford, IBI’s Director of Research and Measurement presented findings on consumer-driven health plans’ (CDHPs) challenges for managing health and productivity. The session described findings from IBI’s recent review of the CDHP research literature and lessons from Cummins Inc.’s and Kraft Foods’ [...]

Prevention in the ACA Environment

Dec 2, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |

Many employers have questions about preventive health activities in the wake of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Using findings from IBI’s integrated research database, IBI Executive Vice President Kim Jinnett discussed the financial and productivity implications of preventive health – with a particular focus on successfully implementing smoking cessation in the workplace. Other speakers included [...]

Consumer-Directed Health Plans: Challenges to Managing Workforce Health, Performance & Productivity

Nov 17, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Issue: To hold down the costs of their health care benefits, employers increasingly are switching from established PPO and HMO plans to plans with high deductibles and a personal health spending or savings account – known as consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs). Often lost in discussions of this change is the potential impact on [...]

Shifting employees to public exchanges could redefine employer healthcare

May 27, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

A recent research report by S&P Capital IQ Global Markets Intelligence (GMI) details how, under the Affordable Care Act, U.S. companies with 50 or more workers could realize a savings of $3.25 trillion through 2025 by redefining the traditional role they play in the healthcare system and moving employees to the public health exchanges. Under [...]

Managing Health and Productivity Post-ACA: Challenges and Opportunities

Apr 2, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , |

*Speakers:* Richard Migliori, MD, Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealth Group Josh Riff, MD, Medical Director, Target Dave North, President and CEO, Sedgwick Mary Tavarozzi, Absence/Disability Practice Leader, Towers Watson Jennifer Bruno, General Manager, Wellness & Prevention, Inc. Don Potter, Vice President, Client Relations, UnitedHealthcare (moderator) Over the past year, there [...]